Section of Route 25 closed in Riverhead after utility pole fire

02/19/2013 5:45 PM |

A small stretch of Route 25 was closed about 5:15 p.m. Tuesday, from County Road 105 east to Broad Avenue after a utility pole fire.

Police were waiting for LIPA crews to arrived as of 5:30 p.m.

No fire was seen sparking at that time.

The road was still shut as of 6:30 p.m. Westbound traffic was being diverted south along Broad Avenue.

As of later Tuesday night LIPA was reporting no power outages to area customers.

PAUL SQUIRE PHOTO | Cops shut a section of Route 25 Tuesday evening.

PAUL SQUIRE PHOTO | Cops shut a section of Route 25 Tuesday evening.